Illinois Jacquet

Swing's The Thing (2 LP on 1 CD)

Lone Hill Jazz

Illinois Jacquet (ts), Roy Eldridge (tp), Jimmy Jones (p), Wild Bill Davis (org), Herb Ellis, Kenny Burrell (g), Ray Brown (b), Jo Jones, Johnny Williams (d)

Reference: LHJ10228

Bar code: 8436019582282

The Illinois Jacquet Project: The Complete 1956-1966 Recordings, Volume #1

The first CD of this collection of five includes Jacquet's complete October 16, 1956 album 'Swings The Thing,' with Roy Eldridge, Jimmy Jones, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown and Jo Jones as well as all of the tracks recorded on April 21, 1958, that were later released on the album 'The Cool Rage' featuring Wild Bill Davis, Kenny Burrell and Johnny Williams.

This CD also includes a version of Robbins Nest, recorded on August 11, 1959, as the only alternate take of the session Illinois Jacquet Flies Again, which weve included on this edition due to a lack of disc space on the collections second CD.

01. Las Vegas Blues
02. Harlem Nocturne
03. Cant we be friends
04. Achtung
05. Have you met Miss Jones?
06. Lullaby of the leaves
07. No sweat
08. Flying home
09. The fluke
10. Nite out
11. Robbins Nest (Alternate take)

Contains the complete albums:
Tracks #1-6, from the album "Swings The Thing" (Verve Clef Series MGV-8023)
Tracks #7-10, from the compilation "The Cool Rage Session" (Verve VE-2-2544)


#1-6: Illinois Jacquet (ts), Roy Eldridge (tp), Jimmy Jones (p), Herb Ellis (g), Ray Brown (b), Jo Jones (d).
Recorded in Los Angeles, October 16, 1956

#7-10: Illinois Jacquet (ts), Kenny Burrell (g), Wild Bill Davis (org), Johnny Williams (d).
Recorded in New York City, April 21, 1958

Original sessions produced by Norman Granz


$16.96  (tax incl.)

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